ASI proposes to create a children’s Park “Quantanium” in the Tula region

MOSCOW, February 17. Children’s Park “Quantonium”, which will help to develop technical ability in children of a minor age, you may receive in the Tula region. The question of creation of similar industrial parks in the region within the framework of the working meeting were discussed by the head of the Agency for strategic initiatives (ASI) Andrei Nikitin and Governor Alex Dyumin.

“One of the ideas that we wanted to discuss the establishment of a children’s Technopark on the territory of Tula region. We are in pilot mode in five regions tried to do it. In fact, the Renaissance Palaces of pioneers who were in the Soviet times”, – said Nikitin.

“We have one of the problems that we see is that among children who engage in additional education in the country, 4% of children engaged in technical circles. We have a lot of young dancers, many young athletes, but very few young chemists, modelers and so on”, – said the head of ASI.

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The Governor of the Tula region supported the establishment of children’s parks in the region, saying that “ideas have a future.” Dyumin also noted that the ASI and the regional authorities have long been partners and intends to develop further cooperation of the region and the Agency.

The idea of creating children’s parks was in the 2015 proposed and approved by the ASI Supervisory Board meetings, chaired by the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin. The parks are designed to prepare young people for a number of important areas – from robotics and the design of small satellites to study the practical principles of laser technology and simulation of unmanned objects.

At the end of last year the Director for social projects, ASI Svetlana Cumshewa reported that the creation of one children’s Park “Quantonium” it takes 50 to 100 million rubles. Now, such parks have already been launched in three pilot regions – the Khanty-manlike, Nefteyugansk and Naberezhnye Chelny, following them should open the objects in the Altai territory and Moscow. In the future, as previously reported in ASI, such projects will be implemented in each region of Russia.